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Packing List

Delegate Packing List
Required Documents due by registration: Optional Items due at registration:

Medical Form
Media Release
Transportation Form
Waiver Form
Bill/Resolution Project
Photo ID



Samsung American Legion Scholarship
ENMU Book Scholarship
NM American Legion Riders Scholarship - Details coming soon.

Service Project Donations:
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  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Crayons – 24 count boxes
  • Pencils – Ticonderoga brand, 24 ct
  • Glue sticks – Elmer’s brand
  • Fiskar Scissors – children’s point tip
  • Crayola Markers
  • Composition Notebooks
  • Colored Pencils
  • Spiral Notebook – Single subject, wide rule
  • Rulers – Metric and Standard
Personal Items:

Personal Care Items

  • Toothbrush/toothpaste
  • Hair dryer, Curlers, Brush, etc
  • Sanitary supplies
  • Other toiletry articles


  • Twin sheets
  • Pillow/pillowcase
  • Blanket or sleeping bag

Shower Items

  • Towels/washcloths
  • Shower Shoes/Flip Flops (Rubber Soled)
  • Robe – Showers are community dorm style
  • Bath Soap, Shampoo, etc.

Hangers (there are none in dorms)


See Dress Code for a full listing of clothes allowed during the week. There will be no opportunity for laundry during the week so please pack accordingly.

Make sure that you have:

  • Comfortable shoes, you will be doing a lot of walking
  • A week’s supply of underclothes/clothes
  • Light Jacket or Sweater – Nights and some of the meeting rooms can get cold
  • Nightwear – gown, pj or nightshirts and robe (citizens gather nightly for reflections, songs or simply relaxation)
  • Daywear – Please see the Dress Code for a break down of what is acceptable. Most meetings will be Business Casual to Business Dress. This includes, khakis/dress slacks/skirts/dress and polos/blouse. We will occasionally have Jeans allowed for activities and those will be marked in the program and announced. Recreation time will have sports and activites available if you wish to participate so bring appropriate clothing.
  • White Blouse & Black/Navy Blue Pant/Skirt required for your City’s assigned Flag/For God and Country ceremony. Volunteers will be called for the week to perform flag raising and lowering each day, this honor guard is required to wear White Blouse & Black/Nay Blue Pant/Skirt to perform these duties. There will be opportunities for volunteers and presenting city to change clothes if items are brought with them to meeting.
  • Dressy Dress will be appropriate for the Inaugural Banquet. Great time to wear your prom dress again.
  • Delegates will be participating in party rallies on Wednesday. At this time all party members are encouraged to wear their party colors (blue or yellow) or clothing appropriate to their party theme. Delegates will be assigned their party at registration so all delegates are encouraged to bring clothing in both blue and yellow so they are prepared. During this activity dress code is relaxed for t-shirts and costumes with time given after the rallies for delegates to change into standard dress code c requirements.

You will want to be comfortable, but you will also want to look your best for campaigning and for performing as Government Officials. We request you look your best when in scheduled meetings, particularly when we have guest speakers.

Suggested Items:

Alarm clock
Small radio
Kleenex tissue

Bag - We spend most of the day away from the dorms without an opportunity to return before the evenings. It is helpful to have a bag to carry items you may need during the week like paperwork, pen, notebook for writing, etc. 

Campaign Material – this can be anything you may need to campaign as long as nothing is prepared ahead of your arrival at ALA NM Girls State. Please see ALA NM GS Policies for further details.

  • Pens/Markers
  • Tape
  • Colored Paper
  • Etc.

Phone Cards/ Cell Phone (make sure to read the Cell Phone policy)
Money for any purchases in ALA NM Girls State Store



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